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Millennium Dance Complex: Moving for a Cause

Natalia Senanayake, Entertainment Editor

March 3, 2017

"Unity in diversity." That is the mantra that all dancers of Millennium Dance Complex eat, sleep, and breathe when learning the hottest choreography of the season. Located on Ventura Boulevard in Los Angeles, the studio trains the best dancers from all over the world through professional choreographers...

‘La La Land’: A Closer Look at the Fairytale Musical

Nicole Braun, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

[Warning: this review contains spoiler(s)] Consumed by a fairytale, swept away by original music, and envisioned in the streets of L.A., La La Land is an experience that entices all. After all, it did shatter records by winning 7 Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture, and it did win 6 Oscars, ...

A Rundown of this Year’s Academy Awards

Molly Becher, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Sitting down with a steaming bag of popcorn and anticipation for the one and only Leonardo Dicaprio to finally win an award can only mean one thing: it is Oscar season. Though last year finally marked the day Leo took home his first Oscar, there are plenty of surprises to look forward to at this year’s...

Ed Sheeran’s Return to the Spotlight

Grace Robblee, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

With an abrupt return to the music scene during the first week of January, Ed Sheeran is already giving his fans all the reason to believe that 2017 is going to be an unforgettable year. By promising a new album to drop on March 3, and releasing a few singles to keep us busy in the meantime, fans of...

The Last Loss of 2016: Mariah’s Mishap

Sarah Welsh and Kaeli Brennan

February 1, 2017

2016 was a tragic year. We lost several beloved celebrities and had to endure one of the messiest election seasons. On New Year’s Eve, we thought we officially made it through. However, we were unfortunately wrong. In the last few minutes of the year, 2016 took its last victim and we were met with yet...

RIP Vine: Twitter Cut the Chord

Alison Saunders, Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2017

The announcement first came in October: Twitter would be pulling the plug on its Vine video service. The popular application that boasted six second videos and created platforms for King Bach and Shawn Mendes would no longer exist in 2017. Content creators on Vine were upset to see the app go. Some were...

What To Expect At the 2017 Grammy Awards

Gracie Brogowski, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

With 2016 finally at a close, it is time to prepare for one the biggest nights in the music industry. On February 12th, The Late Late Show host James Corden is hosting the 59th annual Grammy Awards. This is James Corden's second time hosting a major award show as he also was the host of the Emmy’s...

“Starboy”: Shining Comet or Burnt Out Sun?

Billy Sexton, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017

Before I start this review I'd like to preface with the fact that I truly believe I'm a seasoned veteran of musical study. I listen to A LOT of music, on average I can go through 2-5 albums a week. Amongst the various albums/projects I personally respect and love is the modern-classic 2011 masterpiec...

Celebrities Speak Out About Mental Illness

Natalia Senanayake, Columnist

January 6, 2017

On a night filled with killer acceptance speeches, exquisite designer ensembles, and unforgettable performances, the last thing people expected to hear about was the importance of mental health and how it is becoming a sweeping national issue. Nonetheless, Selena Gomez became an educator of mental...

Camila Cabello Leaves Girl Group Fifth Harmony: Will Fourth Harmony Prevail?

Ali Saunders, Entertainment Editor

January 5, 2017

After 4 and a half years of being together, we have been informed via her representatives that Camila Cabello has left Fifth Harmony. (see full note below) This is how the December 18th tweet on Fifth Harmony’s official band account began. The announcement came just a few hours after the fiv...